Home
Picks
Articles Bookies Odds Fun About Us Links
Bets Blog →


Latest Bets
Play 10p Roulette


RSS feed


Get the latest football betting tips from KLS betting via RSS.



Like Roulette?
Visit Roulette Stakes for wagering information and Roulette Betting for the types of roulette bets you can have.

World Cup Picks last 16

by Ben, last updated 2006-06-22 07:17:38

 Gerry's Picks

 By Gerry McDonnell

A rest Wayne in order

Once upon a time, after partaking in a couple of social halves at a local tavern, I found myself in the company of a young ginger-haired Scottish lady. Being a personable soul, I overcame the handicap of her ridiculous accent to engage in polite conversation. Unfortunately, kindness is rarely rewarded. Before I really knew what was happening, the red-headed caber-tosser proceeded to take advantage, physically. Fast forward seven years, and Elizabeth still has her claws in me, and my chances of ever breaking free are slim.

I share this tale with you not to whine about the wife, Betty the sweaty, but because the England players currently find themselves in an almost identical situation, just one little mistake can lead to years of regret. As long as the England players avoid pulling a ‘Gerry', a happy ending should be on the cards against Ecuador. The Three Lions should be supported at 4/9.

Michael Owen is a goal scoring machine when fit, unfortunately, he hasn't been fit since 1998. As Sven refuses to play Walcott as cover and Crouch is clearly not of international class, the Owen injury could turn out to be a blessing in disguise. England will definitely benefit from a holding midfielder while Gerrard will be given the license to support Rooney up front. Wayne's recovery from injury has been bordering on miraculous, I'm not a religious man, but I'll be praying that the Roonatic bags the opener at 9/2.

England have played exceptionally well in the first half of their matches so far, before wilting like a Frenchman in a drinking competition. Another impressive start against a poor Ecuadorian team would allow Sven to rest Wayne at about the hour mark, with the game well and truly in the bag. A half-time full-time win for Sven's men is a value option at 6/5.

Correct score betting is never an easy market to crack, the bookies have a built in percentage so fat it makes Brazil's Ronaldo look like Pete Doherty. However, when there's a short priced favourite in a match, the bookies edge is dramatically reduced. A perm of a 2-0 / 3-0 win pays out at 11/4, with 2-0 being the preferred selection at 6/1.

Germany meet Sweden in Saturday's opener, and somewhat controversially, I'll be playing heavily on the Swedes. Forget the Klose's of this world, disregard the Podolski's and never mind the Ballack's, the Swedes are more than a match for the Germans, you should get involved at 9/2.

Admittedly, the Germans topped their group, but Northern Ireland could have qualified from that poor bunch. Swedish coach Lars ‘must have knocked his' Lagerback is genuinely confident of victory, and rightly so. The Swedes are 11/1 pokes to win by a 1-0 scoreline, help yourself.

Argentina v Mexico will bring Saturday's action to a close and this one is a total no-brainer. FIFA may believe that Mexico are the superior team, but their rankings are a lot like me, the last time I requested my marital rights; seriously flawed. The bookies are offering 2/5 about an Argentina victory in 90 minutes, I implore you, play, and play hard.


The weekend's action will end when Portugal face Holland for the right to meet England in the last eight. I haven't been overly impressed with the Portuguese so far, Figo looks shot, Pauleta has once again failed to deliver on the big stage and Ronaldo's bag of tricks may be pleasing to the eye, but they're about as effective as a ‘No Drinking' sign in Glasgow. The Dutch qualified with ease from the supposed group of death, the Orange looks tasty at 5/4

For the first goal scorer in this match, look no further that Robin Van Persie at 15/2. Van the man has the sweetest touch since Van Gogh and is due a good performance ear. On a related note, Peter Crouch is also a Post-Impressionist.



Weekend Betting:

Germany v Sweden Saturday 24th June 16.00

Germany 4/5
Draw 13/5
Sweden 9/2

Get on: Sweden

"Freddie, willing and able" - Ljungberg to score the only goal of the game 65/1

Match Special:

Argentina v Mexico Saturday 24th June 20.00

Argentina 2/5
Draw 11/4
Mexico 15/2

Get on: Argentina

Match Special:

"Fancy a quick Juan?" - Riquelme to score the first goal 13/2


England v Ecuador Sunday 25th June 16.00

England 4/9
Draw 3/1
Ecuador 7/1

Get on: England

Match Special:

"A Wayne storm" - Rooney to score a hat-trick 25/1

Portugal v Holland Sunday 25th June 20.00

Portugal 12/5
Draw 11/5
Holland 5/4

Get on: Holland

Match Special:

"Cocu nuts" - Phillip Cocu to score with a header 16/1








← Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  32  33  34  35  36  37  38  39  40  41  42  43  44  45  46  47  48  49  50  51  52  53  54  55  56  57  58  59  60  61  62  63  64  65  66  67  68  69  70  71  72  73  74  75  76  77  78  79  80  81  82  83  84  85  86  87  88  89  90  91  92  93  94  95  96  97  98  99  100  101  102  103  104  105  106  107  108  109  110  111  112  113  114  115  116  117  118  119  120  121  122  123  124  125  126  127  128  129  130  131  132  133  134  135  136  137  138  139  140  141  142  143  144  145  146  147  148  149  150  151  152  153  154  155  156  157  158  159  160  161  162  163  164  165  166  167  168  169  170  171  172  173  174  175  176  177  178  179  180  181  182  183  184  185  186  187  188  189  190  191  192  193  194  195  196  197  198  199  200  201  202  203  204  205  206  207  208  209  210  211  212  213  214  215  216  217  218  219  220  221  222  223  224  225  226  227  228  229  230  231  232  233  234  235  236  237  238  239  240  241  242  243  244  245  246  247  248  249  250  251  252  253  254  255  256  257  258  259  260  261  262  263  264  265  266  267  268  269  270  271  272  273  274  275  276  277  278  279  280  281  282  283  284  285  286  287  288  289  290  291  292  293  294  295  296  297  298  299  300  301  302  303  304  305  306  307  308  309  310  311  312  313  314  315  316  317  318  319  320  321  322  323  324  325  326  327  328  329  330  331  332  333  334  335  336  337  338  339  340  341  342  343  344  345  346  347  348  349  350  351  352  353  354  355  356  357  358  359  360  361  362  363  364  365  366  367  368  369  370  371  372  373  374  375  376  377  378  379  380  381  382  383  384  385  386  387  388  389  390  391  392  393  394  395  396  397  398  399  400  401  402  403  404  405  406  407  408  409  410  411  412  413  414  415  416    Next →
Casino Advice

Casino Links
All Bookie Bonuses
Play High Stakes Roulette
Play Low Stakes Roulette



on't forget poker for beginners and Roulet


↑ Top of page